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Ephesians 5 (WEBP)

[1] Be therefore imitators of God, as beloved children.
[2] Walk in love, even as Christ also loved us and gave himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling fragrance.
[3] But sexual immorality, and all uncleanness or covetousness, let it not even be mentioned among you, as becomes saints;
[4] nor filthiness, nor foolish talking, nor jesting, which are not appropriate, but rather giving of thanks.
[5] Know this for sure, that no sexually immoral person, nor unclean person, nor covetous man (who is an idolater), has any inheritance in the Kingdom of Christ and God.
[6] Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes on the children of disobedience.
[7] Therefore don’t be partakers with them.
[8] For you were once darkness, but are now light in the Lord. Walk as children of light,
[9] for the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness and righteousness and truth,
[10] proving what is well pleasing to the Lord.
[11] Have no fellowship with the unfruitful deeds of darkness, but rather even reprove them.
[12] For it is a shame even to speak of the things which are done by them in secret.
[13] But all things, when they are reproved, are revealed by the light, for everything that reveals is light.
[14] Therefore he says, “Awake, you who sleep, and arise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you.”
[15] Therefore watch carefully how you walk, not as unwise, but as wise,
[16] redeeming the time, because the days are evil.
[17] Therefore, don’t be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.
[18] Don’t be drunken with wine, in which is dissipation, but be filled with the Spirit,
[19] speaking to one another in psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs; singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord;
[20] giving thanks always concerning all things in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ to God, even the Father;
[21] subjecting yourselves to one another in the fear of Christ.
[22] Wives, be subject to your own husbands, as to the Lord.
[23] For the husband is the head of the wife, as Christ also is the head of the assembly, being himself the savior of the body.
[24] But as the assembly is subject to Christ, so let the wives also be to their own husbands in everything.
[25] Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the assembly and gave himself up for her,
[26] that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word,
[27] that he might present the assembly to himself gloriously, not having spot or wrinkle or any such thing, but that she should be holy and without defect.
[28] Even so husbands also ought to love their own wives as their own bodies. He who loves his own wife loves himself.
[29] For no man ever hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it, even as the Lord also does the assembly,
[30] because we are members of his body, of his flesh and bones.
[31] “For this cause a man will leave his father and mother and will be joined to his wife. Then the two will become one flesh.”
[32] This mystery is great, but I speak concerning Christ and the assembly.
[33] Nevertheless each of you must also love his own wife even as himself; and let the wife see that she respects her husband.

Ephesians 5:31 Genesis 2:24

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Ephesians 5 (KJVS)

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[4] Neither G2532 filthiness G151, nor G2532 foolish talking G3473, nor G2228 jesting G2160, which G3588 are G433 not G3756 convenient G433 (PresActPtc): but G235 rather G3123 giving of thanks G2169.
[5] For G1063 this G5124 ye know G2075 (PresInd) G1097 (PresActPtc), that G3754 no G3756 G3956 whoremonger G4205, nor G2228 unclean person G169, nor G2228 covetous man G4123, who G3739 is G2076 (PresInd) an idolater G1496, hath G2192 (PresActInd) any inheritance G2817 in G1722 the kingdom G932 of Christ G5547 and G2532 of God G2316.
[6] Let G538 no man G3367 deceive G538 (PresActImpr) you G5209 with vain G2756 words G3056: for G1063 because G1223 of these things G5023 cometh G2064 (PresMidPasDepInd) the wrath G3709 of God G2316 upon G1909 the children G5207 of disobedience G543.
[7] Be G1096 not G3361 ye G1096 (PresMidPasDepImpr) therefore G3767 partakers G4830 with them G846.
[8] For G1063 ye were G2258 (ImpfInd) sometimes G4218 darkness G4655, but G1161 now G3568 [are ye] light G5457 in G1722 the Lord G2962: walk G4043 (PresActImpr) as G5613 children G5043 of light G5457:
[9] (For G1063 the fruit G2590 of the Spirit G4151 [is] in G1722 all G3956 goodness G19 and G2532 righteousness G1343 and G2532 truth G225;)
[10] Proving G1381 (PresActPtc) what G5101 is G2076 (PresInd) acceptable G2101 unto the Lord G2962.
[11] And G2532 have G4790 no G3361 fellowship G4790 (PresActImpr) with the unfruitful G175 works G2041 of darkness G4655, but G1161 rather G3123 G2532 reprove G1651 (PresActImpr) [them].
[12] For G1063 it is G2076 (PresInd) a shame G149 even G2532 to speak G3004 (PresActInf) of those things G2931 which are done G1096 (PresMidPasDepPtc) of G5259 them G846 in secret G2931.
[13] But G1161 all things G3956 that are reproved G1651 (PresPasPtc) are made manifest G5319 (PresPasInd) by G5259 the light G5457: for G1063 whatsoever G3956 doth make manifest G5319 (PresPasPtc) is G2076 (PresInd) light G5457.
[14] Wherefore G1352 he saith G3004 (PresActInd), Awake thou G1453 (AorMidImpr) that sleepest G2518 (PresActPtc), and G2532 arise G450 (Aor2ActImpr) from G1537 the dead G3498, and G2532 Christ G5547 shall give G2017 thee G4671 light G2017 (FutActInd).
[15] See G991 (PresActImpr) then G3767 that G4459 ye walk G4043 (PresActInd) circumspectly G199, not G3361 as G5613 fools G781, but G235 as G5613 wise G4680,
[16] Redeeming G1805 (PresMidPtc) the time G2540, because G3754 the days G2250 are G1526 (PresInd) evil G4190.
[17] Wherefore G1223 G5124 be ye G1096 (PresMidPasDepImpr) not G3361 unwise G878, but G235 understanding G4920 (PresActPtc) what G5101 the will G2307 of the Lord G2962 [is].
[18] And G2532 be G3182 not G3361 drunk G3182 (PresPasInf) with wine G3631, wherein G1722 G3739 is G2076 (PresInd) excess G810; but G235 be filled G4137 (PresPasImpr) with G1722 the Spirit G4151;
[19] Speaking G2980 (PresActPtc) to yourselves G1438 in psalms G5568 and G2532 hymns G5215 and G2532 spiritual G4152 songs G5603, singing G103 (PresActPtc) and G2532 making melody G5567 (PresActPtc) in G1722 your G5216 heart G2588 to the Lord G2962;
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[21] Submitting yourselves G5293 (PresPasPtc) one to another G240 in G1722 the fear G5401 of God G2316.
[22] Wives G1135, submit yourselves G5293 (PresMidImpr) unto your own G2398 husbands G435, as G5613 unto the Lord G2962.
[23] For G3754 the husband G435 is G2076 (PresInd) the head G2776 of the wife G1135, even G2532 as G5613 Christ G5547 is the head G2776 of the church G1577: and G2532 he G846 is G2076 (PresInd) the saviour G4990 of the body G4983.
[24] Therefore G235 as G5618 the church G1577 is subject G5293 (PresPasInd) unto Christ G5547, so G3779 G2532 [let] the wives G1135 [be] to their own G2398 husbands G435 in G1722 every thing G3956.
[25] Husbands G435, love G25 (PresActImpr) your G1438 wives G1135, even as G2531 Christ G5547 also G2532 loved G25 (AorActInd) the church G1577, and G2532 gave G3860 (AorActInd) himself G1438 for G5228 it G846;
[26] That G2443 he G846 might sanctify G37 (AorActSubj) and cleanse it G2511 (AorActPtc) with the washing G3067 of water G5204 by G1722 the word G4487,
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[28] So G3779 ought G3784 (PresActInd) men G435 to love G25 (PresActInf) their G1438 wives G1135 as G5613 their own G1438 bodies G4983. He that loveth G25 (PresActPtc) his G1438 wife G1135 loveth G25 (PresActInd) himself G1438.
[29] For G1063 no man G3762 ever yet G4218 hated G3404 (AorActInd) his own G1438 flesh G4561; but G235 nourisheth G1625 (PresActInd) and G2532 cherisheth G2282 (PresActInd) it G846, even as G2531 G2532 the Lord G2962 the church G1577:
[30] For G3754 we are G2070 (PresInd) members G3196 of his G846 body G4983, of G1537 his G846 flesh G4561, and G2532 of G1537 his G846 bones G3747.
[31] For G473 this cause G5127 shall G2641 a man G444 leave G2641 (FutActInd) his G846 father G3962 and G2532 mother G3384, and G2532 shall be joined G4347 (FutPasInd) unto G4314 his G846 wife G1135, and G2532 they two G1417 shall be G2071 (FutInd) one G1519 G3391 flesh G4561.
[32] This G5124 is G2076 (PresInd) a great G3173 mystery G3466: but G1161 I G1473 speak G3004 (PresActInd) concerning G1519 Christ G5547 and G1519 G2532 the church G1577.
[33] Nevertheless G4133 G2532 let G25 every one G1520 G1538 of you G5210 in particular G2596 so G3779 love G25 (PresActImpr) his G1438 wife G1135 even as G5613 himself G1438; and G1161 the wife G1135 [see] that G2443 she reverence G5399 (PresMidPasDepSubj) [her] husband G435.

Young’s Literal Translation

Ephesians 5 (YLT)

[1] Become, then, followers of God, as children beloved,
[2] and walk in love, as also the Christ did love us, and did give himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for an odour of a sweet smell,
[3] and whoredom, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not even be named among you, as becometh saints;
[4] also filthiness, and foolish talking, or jesting,-the things not fit-but rather thanksgiving;
[5] for this ye know, that every whoremonger, or unclean, or covetous person, who is an idolater, hath no inheritance in the reign of the Christ and God.
[6] Let no one deceive you with vain words, for because of these things cometh the anger of God upon the sons of the disobedience,
[7] become not, then, partakers with them,
[8] for ye were once darkness, and now light in the Lord; as children of light walk ye,
[9] for the fruit of the Spirit is in all goodness, and righteousness, and truth,
[10] proving what is well-pleasing to the Lord,
[11] and have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of the darkness and rather even convict,
[12] for the things in secret done by them it is a shame even to speak of,
[13] and all the things reproved by the light are manifested, for everything that is manifested is light;
[14] wherefore he saith, ‘Arouse thyself, thou who art sleeping, and arise out of the dead, and the Christ shall shine upon thee.’
[15] See, then, how exactly ye walk, not as unwise, but as wise,
[16] redeeming the time, because the days are evil;
[17] because of this become not fools, but-understanding what is the will of the Lord,
[18] and be not drunk with wine, in which is dissoluteness, but be filled in the Spirit,
[19] speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord,
[20] giving thanks always for all things, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to the God and Father;
[21] subjecting yourselves to one another in the fear of God.
[22] The wives! to your own husbands subject yourselves, as to the Lord,
[23] because the husband is head of the wife, as also the Christ is head of the assembly, and he is saviour of the body,
[24] but even as the assembly is subject to Christ, so also are the wives to their own husbands in everything.
[25] The husbands! love your own wives, as also the Christ did love the assembly, and did give himself for it,
[26] that he might sanctify it, having cleansed it with the bathing of the water in the saying,
[27] that he might present it to himself the assembly in glory, not having spot or wrinkle, or any of such things, but that it may be holy and unblemished;
[28] so ought the husbands to love their own wives as their own bodies: he who is loving his own wife-himself he doth love;
[29] for no one ever his own flesh did hate, but doth nourish and cherish it, as also the Lord-the assembly,
[30] because members we are of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones;
[31] ?’for this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined to his wife, and they shall be-the two-for one flesh;’
[32] this secret is great, and I speak in regard to Christ and to the assembly;
[33] but ye also, every one in particular-let each his own wife so love as himself, and the wife-that she may reverence the husband.